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Van Bortle and Dow Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Van Bortle and Dow Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Genesee Community College men's lacrosse attack Pat Van Bortle and softball pitcher/utility Amanda Dow have been named the Male and Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Mar. 28.

Van Bortle led the No. 4 GCC men's lacrosse offense with four points on the road at No. 2 Onondaga CC last week.

He scored three goals and added an assist in a close loss on the road. Van Bortle also finished with three ground balls. He has scored three or more goals in every game of the season so far for the Cougars.

Genesee will begin a four-game homestand this week and host Hudson Valley CC on Friday.

Dow hit a combined .600 (9-15) in four games last week for the GCC softball team.

She recorded three multi-hit games, scored four runs and drove in three. Dow also collected three extra-base hits. She is hitting .500 so far this season, which leads the team.

Genesee will travel to Mercyhurst North East and host Corning CC this week.